Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace: Principles and Practice / Edition 1

Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace: Principles and Practice / Edition 1

by Margareta Nordin, Malcolm H. Pope, Andersson Gunnar B. J.
     
 

This reference presents all the information needed to treat orthopaedic disorders occurring in the workplace. It covers not only biomechanics and ergonomics, but also diagnosis and treatment. It thoroughly covers rehabilitation of the injured worker and how to identify, eliminate or modify the factors causing the problems.See more details below

Overview

This reference presents all the information needed to treat orthopaedic disorders occurring in the workplace. It covers not only biomechanics and ergonomics, but also diagnosis and treatment. It thoroughly covers rehabilitation of the injured worker and how to identify, eliminate or modify the factors causing the problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801679841
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
671
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.98(h) x (d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Introduction1
1Epidemiology6
2Surveillance Systems16
3Biomechanics of Skeletal Systems26
4The Skeletal Muscle33
5Basic Pain Mechanism and Its Control45
6Psychosocial Aspects of Occupational Musculoskeletal Disorders51
7Cost and Control of Industrial Musculoskeletal Injuries62
8Posture74
9Manual Material Handling: The Science85
10Postural Considerations and Lifting Limits120
11Whole-Body Vibration127
12Adverse Effects of Repetitive Loading and Segmental Vibration134
13Slips, Trips, and Falls152
14Introduction to Task Analysis167
15Task Analysis191
16Workplace Design205
17Education and Training234
18Prevention244
19Epidemiology of the Back253
20Clinical Biomechanics of the Spine269
21Clinical Evaluation of the Low Back Region277
22Treatment of the Acutely Injured Worker288
23Rehabilitation of the Worker with Chronic Low Back Pain306
24Workplace Adaptation for the Low Back Region316
25Epidemiology of the Neck and Upper Extremity328
26Biomechanics of the Neck336
27Biomechanics of the Shoulder352
28Clinical Evaluation of the Neck and Shoulder359
29A Diagnostic and Treatment Algorithm of the Cervical Spine378
30Treatment of Shoulder Disorders394
31Workplace Adaptation411
32Epidemiology of Wrist and Hand Disorders421
33Biomechanics of the Wrist and Hand431
34Clinical Evaluation of the Wrist and the Hand437
35Functional Evaluation of the Wrist and Hand448
36Work-Related Disorders of the Arm: A Team Approach to Management458
37Biomechanical Aspects of Hand Tools466
38Epidemiology of the Lower Extremity481
39Biomechanics of the Hip and Knee486
40Clinical Evaluation of the Hip and Knee497
41Treatment of Common Disorders of the Knee and Hip507
42Job Accommodation with Respect to the Lower Extremity528
43Epidemiology of Foot and Ankle Disorders537
44Anthropometry of the Human Foot550
45Biomechanics of the Ankle Joint Complex and the Shoe558
46Clinical and Functional Evaluation of the Foot and Ankle570
47Treatment and Indications for Surgical Treatment of Foot and Ankle Injuries578
48The Worker's Compensation System598
49Governmental Control617
50The Physician's Role in Disability Evaluation624
51The Americans with Disabilities Act634
52Preemployment and Preplacement Evaluations and the Americans with Disabilities Act640

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